Hundreds of volunteers in Wilmington participated in the clinical trials that led to the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which started to roll out to hospitals across the country this week.
As pandemic-associated job loss means many are turning to the Salvation Army for the first time in their lives, there is a coin shortage due to the health crisis. That led to concerns about the effectiveness of one of the ways the Salvation Army brings in donations: the red kettle.
At a time when many fundraisers are virtual, Save A Vet Now, which prevents veteran suicides, has a fundraiser underway during the month of September that encourages you to leave your house, go shopping and get some artwork for your home.
Prostate cancer survivor Lyle Leuck organized the event to benefit ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer, a 501 non-profit organization dedicated to prostate cancer education, testing, patient support, research and advocacy.
Health care providers are seeing an increase in overdoses and alcohol abuse as the coronavirus pandemic continues in North Carolina. Last week, state health leaders highlighted a dramatic increase in anxiety and depression, stating that the numbers have tripled.
As we continue to monitor Hurricane Isaias and its possible impacts in Southeastern North Carolina, the American Red Cross of the Cape Fear Area shared important information to help our community prepare.
A documentary about Wilmington’s 1898 massacre, when an armed mob of white supremacists overthrew the government, killed black citizens and burned black-owned businesses, can now be seen on Amazon Prime Video
The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County and ILM collaborated to incorporate art into the airport terminal. They are accepting proposals for three public art commissions as part of ILM’s terminal expansion.
A woman from Wilmington was badly injured when she got caught between police and instigators at what was a peaceful protest in San Diego. Eryn Roberts said despite her injury, she plans to continue to protest.
A judge ordered the release of WPD video that shows the extent of the search that took place on April 15, when a driver called 911 to report he saw a car smash into a wall. It was 19 days after that search that police located the car that contained the remains of two missing women.
Because of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, parents and their children may find themselves in a different financial situation than where they were when they filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Cape Fear Collective and RTI International are on a mission to survey 500 businesses in the Cape Fear to determine the industries that will see the highest growth rates and to find out what skills are needed to help regional employers grow and prosper.